"Ping-pong" gaze in severe monoamine oxidase inhibitor toxicity

Jennifer Erich, Richard D. Shih, Robert E. O'Connor

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Clinical features of monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) toxicity include hypertension, hyperthermia, tachycardia, and muscular agitation. We report two cases in which some of these signs of severe toxicity were seen in association with a unique periodic alternating gaze disturbance known as "ping-pong" gaze.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)653-655
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Emergency Medicine
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1995

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Emergency Medicine


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